This package includes 10 copies of both the Coach Workbook and Coach Quiz components of the Coaching Better Workshop.
AudienceFacilitators of the Coaching Better Workshop can purchase this package, which contains 10 additional copies of both the Coach Workbook and Coach Quiz.
Dr. Wade Gilbert is an internationally renowned coaching consultant and sport scientist, as well as an award-winning professor in the department of kinesiology at California State University at Fresno. His highly acclaimed book Coaching Better Every Season (2017, Human Kinetics) demonstrates the author’s special combination of knowledge of studies in the field, keen understanding of the key principles resulting from that research, and adept communication and teaching skills to inform and benefit coaches, athletes, students, and coach educators. Gilbert was also the lead author for the inaugural USOC Quality Coaching Framework (2018), created by the United States Olympic Committee in partnership with its national governing bodies.
Gilbert has been involved in sport and coaching his entire life. His experience as a competitive multisport athlete and coach across a variety of sports fuels his passion for coach development.
Gilbert holds degrees in physical education, human kinetics, and education. He has taught and studied coaching at the University of Ottawa (Canada), UCLA, and Fresno State. He has contributed to over 100 publications, including dozens of scientific articles and book chapters, and he serves as editor in chief of the International Sport Coaching Journal.
Gilbert has conducted coaching workshops around the world, spanning all competitive levels and nearly every sport imaginable. The diverse groups that have benefited from Wade’s expertise include the following:
Australia Football League Coaches Association, Badminton World Federation, Coaching Association of Canada/Canadian Olympic Association, EXOS, Fresno State Athletics (basketball, football, golf, track and field, soccer, swimming and diving, volleyball, water polo, wrestling), Fresno Unified School District, High Performance Sport New Zealand, International Council for Coaching Excellence, International Ice Hockey Federation, Irish Rugby Football Union, LA84 Foundation, National Hockey League/National Hockey League Players Association, New Zealand Rugby, Softball Canada, Sport SG (Singapore), Toronto Maple Leafs Hockey Club, United States Olympic Committee, USA Archery, USA Football, U.S. Rowing, U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association, U.S. Soccer, World Rugby Union, and World Wrestling Entertainment.
Gilbert regularly shares his coaching insights through “Coach Doc” commentaries on the Human Kinetics Coach Education website in his advisory role with the company. He also works closely with youth and Fresno State coaches locally, often testing the merits of new coaching methods and practices.